You are here: Home
/ Publication Information
Title: Louisiana's timber industry - an assessment of timber product output and use, 1999
Author: Bentley, James W.; Howell, Michael; Johnson, Tony G.
Source: Resour. Bull. SRS–81. Asheville, NC: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Southern Research Station. 47 p.
Publication Series: Resource Bulletin (RB)
Description: In 1999, industrial roundwood output from Louisiana's forests totaled 802 million cubic feet, 28 percent more than in 1996. Mill byproducts generated from primary manufacturers increased 50 percent to 285 million cubic feet. Almost all plant residues were used primarily for fuel and fiber products. Pulpwood was the leading roundwood product at 349 million cubic feet; saw logs ranked second at 269 million cubic feet; veneer logs were third at 148 million cubic feet. The number of primary processing plants decreased from 92 in 1996 to 57 in 1999. Total receipts increased 29 percent to 890 million cubic feet.
Keywords: pulpwood, residues, roundwood, saw logs, veneer logs, wood movement
- We recommend that you also print this page and attach it to the printout of the article, to retain the full citation information.
- This article was written and prepared by U.S. Government employees on official time, and is therefore in the public domain.
- You may send email to email@example.com to request a hard copy of this publication. (Please specify exactly
which publication you are requesting and your mailing address.)
XML: View XML
Bentley, James W.; Howell, Michael; Johnson, Tony G. 2002. Louisiana''s timber industry - an assessment of timber product output and use, 1999. Resour. Bull. SRS–81. Asheville, NC: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Southern Research Station. 47 p.
Get the latest version of the Adobe Acrobat reader or Acrobat Reader for Windows with Search and Accessibility